Break and enters at Sunshine Coast 23 January

Detectives from Sunshine Coast Criminal Investigation Branch have released CCTV in an appeal for information in relation to five break and enters on the Sunshine Coast on Sunday (January 22).

Shortly before 2.30am, a group of three people smashed the front window of a business on Poinciana Avenue in Tewantin.

They were unsuccessful in gaining entry to the business, and left the scene in a white Volvo XC40 hatchback.

At approximately 2.50am, the same group used an axe to smash the windows of a Birtwill Street business at Coolum Beach.

They were unsuccessful in gaining access to locked cupboards and left the scene.

Shortly after 3am, the trio smashed the front doors of a King Street business at Buderim, and stole a quantity of tobacco products and left the scene.

At approximately 3.40am, the group attempted to gain entry to a business on Mill Road in Buderim Park but were unsuccessful and left the scene.

At approximately 4.00am, the white Volvo was found burnt out in the car park on Lady Musgrave Drive at Mountain Creek.

Initial investigations indicate the incidents are linked.

Police have released CCTV of three people who may be able to assist with investigations.

Anyone with information about any of the incidents, or the car involved, is being urged to contact police.

Media note: Vision until 1.50 relates to King Street business in Buderim. 1.50 – 2.23 relates to Tewantin

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